Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Polluted-River-in-Shaoxing-27MZIFVPYB62.htmlConceptually similarCancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DGICompleted★★★★Sanjiang Village in ShaoxingGP04DEVCompleted★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DF5Completed★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DF4Completed★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DGLCompleted★★★★Locals in Tea House in ShaoxingGP04DF7Completed★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DEXCompleted★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DEYCompleted★★★★Cancer Victim in ShaoxingGP04DETCompleted★★★★View AllGP04DGHPolluted River in ShaoxingA local man gestures towards a polluted river. The area has been severely affected by pollution. Up until 7 years ago, Sanjiang villagers trusted the Sanjiang River for their drinking water. When residents started to get ill the villagers turned to the cleaner water from Xiaoshun River.Locations:China-Sanjiang-Shaoxing-ZhejiangDate:21 Mar, 2012Credit:© Lu Guang / GreenpeaceMaximum size:5029px X 3352pxKeywords:Chemical industry-Chemicals-Day-Detox (campaign title)-Dirty-KWCI (GPI)-Local population-Men-One person-Outdoors-Pollutants-Rivers-Textile industry-Toxic waste-Water-Water pollutionShoot:Pollution in the Hangzhou Bay AreaThe Qiantang River is the biggest river in Zhejiang Province, and flows into Hangzhou Bay, and ultimately the East China Sea. According to a recent report on China’s oceans, Hangzhou Bay is one of the most polluted coastal areas in China, though there is no specific information on hazardous chemicals. The East China Sea is reported as being polluted with persistent toxic chemicals, the major source of which is industrial discharge. The situation prompted Greenpeace to investigate potential sources of pollution of hazardous chemicals in Hangzhou Bay.Related Collections:Report 'Toxic Threads: Putting Pollution On Parade'